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Tamkeen Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights urges the Jordanian government to increase the national minimum wage and to include immigrant workers and refugees. The move is a response to growing impoverishment of people living in...

Country: 
Jordan
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Economic Policy and Human Rights

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) released the third issue of its Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights....

In this report of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, ANND focuses on informal labor. It approaches informal labor from a human rights and social justice perspective,...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member
14
Mar
2017

Currently,there are an estimated 4.5 million registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey,the three main countries where Syrian refugees have taken refuge. Women refugees bear the brunt of displacement, and this panel will discuss how NGOs in the region...

This study is based on a two-year research project carried out by the ANND in Collaboration with several national organizations and institutions. The report includes...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

ESCR-Net is deepening its outreach in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and strengthening connections with Arabic-speaking organizations and individuals working to advance ESCR.  

The Network is fortunate for the longstanding leadership of several strong members in the region, who have...

After the 2011 Arab uprisings the IMF signalled change to its longstanding policies to focus more on inclusive growth and social inclusion. The ...